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New Report Urges African Governments to Increase Sustainable Agricultural Practices
According to the report, the impacts of climate change pose a high risk to African food security and economic growth. Agricultural activities employ between 60 ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 09, 2016 03:41 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Seeking Applications: A New Opportunity to Advance Community Health
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is launching a new opportunity to ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jun 15, 2015 05:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
ADB to Help Reduce Rocky Desertification in Guizhou
BEIJING, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (20 September 2017) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $150 million loan to help the ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Sep 22, 2017 12:26 AM — Filed under: , , ,
USAID Commits More Than $38 Million to Global Entrepreneurship
Washington, D.C. - Today at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced four new ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 02, 2017 07:05 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID Lending Assistance to Storm-Ravaged Barbuda
PRESS RELEASE:-The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 02, 2017 07:42 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
ABCG Jobs & Career Opportunities August 2016
A compilation of career opportunities by Portal Web Editor last modified Aug 11, 2016 10:17 PM — Filed under: , ,
Sustainable Tourism, Development the Focus of New AWF Partnership
In recognizing the need for genuine partnerships to ensure that sustainable tourism development is in harmony with and compliments conservation of the ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:42 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
6 Things You Need to Know About Mangroves (but never thought to ask)
“I love mangroves.” That’s a phrase you’ve probably never heard anyone say. Mangroves don’t inspire awe and wonder the way coral reefs, rainforests or ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:44 PM — Filed under: , ,
Five Provinces and National Agencies Join Forces to Protect and Conserve the Verde Island Passage
Batangas City, 6 April 2017 - Five provinces along the Verde Island Passage and national agencies today committed to a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 31, 2017 01:45 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Thriving Business Creates Opportunity in Tajikistan
Hamrohkon Toirova’s barber shop has only been open since last fall, but she already has a regular clientele that covers her expenses and provides her family ... by Christin VanZant last modified Jun 01, 2017 01:47 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Of Milk And Money: How Agroforestry Is Reshaping The Kenyan Countryside
Consumer-facing companies like Danone and Mars have pledged to slash their greenhouse-gas emissions, in part by purging deforestation from their supply chains ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 30, 2016 08:50 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Farming is not gender neutral - Q & A with Ann Tutwiler
On the eve of a major conference on closing the gender gap in farming under climate change, we catch up with Ann Tutwiler, Director General of Bioversity ... by Portal Web Editor last modified May 16, 2015 07:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales
In a major victory for wildlife, Japanese giant Internet retailer Rakuten announced on July 6, 2017, that it was banning the sale of ivory on its site, with ... by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 14, 2017 03:49 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
ABCG Career Opportunities January 2017
In this issue -Dir of Fin & Admin - WCS; Dep Wildlife Practice Leader - WWF by Christin VanZant last modified Jan 12, 2017 03:48 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Climate Change Dramatically Disrupting Nature from Genes to Ecosystems – Study
Gland, Switzerland, 10 November, 2016 (IUCN) – Global changes in temperature have already impacted every aspect of life on Earth from genes to entire ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:25 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
USAID Unveils Field Guide to Combat Pangolin Trafficking
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is marking World Pangolin Day on February 17 by unveiling a new guide to help law enforcement ... by Christin VanZant last modified Feb 17, 2018 05:32 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Battling a Virus to Save Saiga
Saiga, an ancient, critically-endangered species of antelope, are facing a catastrophic plague. These animals have been dying over the last two months in ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:41 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Faces of the Value Chain
How a groundbreaking USAID program is bolstering both Nepal’s agricultural ecosystem and those who depend on it by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:43 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
A Trade Solution to the Food Security Challenge: Surplus Grains Worth $83 Million Now Available to Countries in Need
A food security milestone was achieved this month with the signing of contracts to sell 279,000 metric tons of food grains from areas of surplus in East Africa ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 16, 2017 03:45 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There
September 8, 2017, Astana – The Republic of Kazakhstan today announced plans to bring wild tigers back to their historical range in the Ili-Balkhash region, ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:14 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Release: P4G Initiative Launches to Accelerate Sustainable Growth Through Innovative Partnerships
Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Fishing Communities in Ghana to Benefit from Micro-Insurance
The micro-insurance product, called the Fishers’ Future Plan, is designed for the 200,000 fishermen engaged in fishing and the 27,000 women involved in fish ... by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 30, 2016 08:47 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
ABCG Career Opportunities: Consultant and Coordinator positions now available! May 2018
African Wildlife Foundation Deputy Chief of Party; Jane Goodall Institute Deputy Director; The Nature Conservancy Program Coordinator, Kenya Country Program; ... by Portal Web Editor last modified May 10, 2018 10:01 PM — Filed under: , ,
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2018 Investor Survey by Portal Web Editor last modified May 16, 2018 11:39 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Bayesian Networks for Modeling Conservation Impacts
The application of alternative modeling approaches could be expanded to help bridge the social and biological strengths of the IUCN to help promote both ... by Christin VanZant last modified May 14, 2017 04:55 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Virginia Tech Researcher Sounded Alert on Nigeria's 'Tomato Emergency'
The invasive pest Tuta absoluta, also known as the South American tomato leafminer, caused crop losses in Nigeria that created a surge in pricing and inspired ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:27 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Pact and Qualcomm Expand Collaboration to Address Child Labor in Mining in Africa
This week, Pact and Qualcomm Incorporated expand our collaboration to tackle critical issues facing mining communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ... by Christin VanZant last modified Nov 21, 2016 11:29 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
‘Big Plan’ for nature needs big commitment
World leaders need vision and political will to ensure we live in harmony with nature, says IUCN. This call comes in the run up to talks to halt the spiraling ... by portaladmin last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:30 AM — Filed under:
80 Percent of Global Water Supplies at Risk
A new report gives the most comprehensive river assessment yet. River biodiversity and our water security are in serious trouble, according to a comprehensive ... by portaladmin last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:30 AM — Filed under:
A Seed in the Desert and a Seat at the Table
Your Voice, a continuing FrontLines feature, offers personal observations from USAID staff and development voices. Emilia Pires is the finance minister of ... by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:46 AM — Filed under: , , ,
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